Day 2

The Seagull Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Two Hundred Thousand Years in the Future

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response


    Students will be able to create a work of art that parallels Treplev's play

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.5


    Treplev tells the assembled audience that his play is about "dreams of what will be two hundred thousand years from now." The play is very abstract, and some students may have disliked it; others might feel as Dorn does, that there's something beautiful about the abstract ideas. Ask students to discuss what they think might be true in the distant future: will there be "nothing," as Sorin...

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